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Old 10th December 2009, 04:45   #1
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Talking What a Technician Found in an Audi A4

This is an interesting story about a car technician who had a big surprise that scared the crap out of him.

A guy got his Audi A4 for a 5,000 miles service and this is what the technician found inside the belly pan of the car.


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Old 10th December 2009, 10:34   #2
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Mice and rats (that was a rat right) are pretty common in India as well. In fact we have an entire thread on TBHP on the issue.
But that was a HUGE RAT man, Gosh....
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Is that a raccoon ? or a bandicoot ?
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I hope it pays the rent due, to the owner of the Audi.
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Looks more like a racoon or a bandicoot. Its definitely not a rat.
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thats big and what about the leaves ? How come leaves are inside ? Wonder how long this was inside as it doesnt look much decomposed as a dead body.
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That animal is a possum also called opossum.
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holy moly, how the hell did it get in there in the first place?
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That animal is very much alive. Picture 4 suggests that this animal hid below the tool box after the guy opened the belly pan of the car. This is indeed scary. I really pity the owner and I hope that this rodent didnt chew on the cables. Looking at the leaves that it has collected inside I would guess that it stayed too long inside that car
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That definitely is a possum. Timid little thing, mostly nocturnal (if my memory serves me right).
Its a common thing if you live close to the woods,where a lot of such furry fellas look to hide in warm areas.What better to find,than a car with a warm engine bay on a cold winter's night? An ex-colleague once found a full 'family' of squirrels packed inside his SUV's engine area.He had been to work and back,and then went on vacation for a week.The first day he had been gone,the wind chill was bad and the lil ones got into the ledge right next to the wheels,and stayed put for a good few days.
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